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Henry Perry
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TitleHenry Perry
AbstractBook excerpt about Henry Perry, "the city's first barbecue king" and a local philanthropist. Perry came to Kansas City in 1907 as a beef sandwich operator first along "Banks Alley on the west side of downtown" before starting his own restaurant in 1920 at 19th and Vine Streets, known as "one of the destination points within the African American community" through the 1920s-1930s.
AuthorCharles Coulter
Date2006
Source"Take Up the Black Man's Burden" Kansas City's African American Communities 1865-1939
LocationMVSC BROWSING 977.8411 C85T
PublisherUniversity of Missouri Press
Chapter Title3 (Professionals, Businesspeople, and Others)
Page120-121
Local SubjectRestaurants
Barbecue
Philanthropists
Perry, Henry
African Americans
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeBook Section
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Item ID216168
CONTENTdm number10642
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